SHAPING A NATION
Fountainpark. Dundee Street, 229 1706. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Millennium Tapestry Until Sun 12 Nov. Over 100 millennium tapestries produced by more than 20,000 school children throughout Scotland goes on display for the first time. Measuring one metre square. the colourful tapestries depict life in areas of Scotland from a child‘s point of view.
Lady Stair‘s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 52‘) 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free. Brothers In The Muse Until Sat 16 Dec. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Fergusson and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, this exhibition looks at the Scots literary tradition.
Lower East Mall. Overgate Shopping Centre, 01382 229473.
Fleet Until Sat 25 Nov. A series of three exhibitions sited within in Dundee’s new shopping centre. Rob McShane responds to his surroundings with performances on Thu 2 Nov, 5pm and Sat 4 Nov, 1pm. Next up are new paintings by Caroline Kerr and Nicole Baudon, Thu 9—Sat 25 Nov.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee. 13 Perth Road, 01382 345330. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 8.; Sun 9.30am—4.30pm.
Hitec-Lotec Until Fri 10 Nov (Cooper Gallery). A three-year project which focuses on the work of designers and makers wlto combine traditional and modern techniques. Featured artists include Tim Andrews. Janet Stoyel, Marlene lvey, Gordon Brennan, Nicholas Pryke and Cheryl Welsh.
Desire, Delight, Design Until Sat 11 Nov (Lamb Gallery). An exhibition created to identify and promote innovative products originating in the UK.
General Course Portfolio Exhibition L'ntil Sat 11 Nov (Lower Foyer Gallery). An exhibition of work by first year students on the General Course. Performance Sat ll—Fri 17 Nov (Cooper and Lower Foyer Galleries). A series of one-off. time-based art works which challenge the way in which we make and consume art.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate. 01382 432000. Tue—Wed. Sat at Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu ck Fri 10.30am—S m. Free. Expressions: Scottis Art 1976-1989 L'ntil Sun 5 Nov. DCA and McManus Galleries are home to a major exhibition of Scottish art dating from 1976-1989. The works of over 76 artists are brought together including Steven Campbell. David Mach, Alison Watt and Peter Ilowson.
25—20 Mid Wynd Industrial Iistate. 01382 225982. Thu—Sun 14mm. Undee L'ntil Sun 20 Nov. Keith Farqhuar and liwan Roberston collaborate to produce new work which explores the symmetry of the former industrial units of the gallery.
Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm. Free.
Expressions: Scottish Art 1976-1989 L'ntil Sun 5 Nov. See Dundee Contemporary Arts.
DICK INSTITUTE MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
lilmbank Avenue. 01503 526401. Mon & Tue. Thu 6.; Fri 9am—8pm; Wed .2 Sat 10am—5pm.
Evolution Isn't Over Yet Sat 4 Nov—Sat 9 Dec. New art from emerging Scottish artists on tour from Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery.
THE PICTURE GALLERY
Tweedale Museum, Chambers Institute, High Street, 01721 724820. Mon—Fri 10am—noon & 2—5pm.
After Ruskin Mon 6 Nov—Sat 2 Dec. Oil paintings by Philip Hutton.
Marshall Place, 01738 441944. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Nudes Until Wed 15 Nov. Scottish Colourist J.D. Fergusson’s response to the female nude.
French Connections Until Wed 14 Mar. A new display examining Fergusson’s links with France.
Life Lines: Illustration And Design World Until Wed 11 Apr. This new exhibition concentrates on Fergusson’s role as an illustrator and designer. featuring some 40 works dating from 1909-1955.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street, 01334 474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Paper Clay Plus Fri 3 Nov—Fri 22 Dec. Over 24 national and international ceramicists show new work. Cornucopeia Fri 3 Nov—Fri 22 Dec. A large and colourful array of applied art on sale.
lEOTIIIIES & EVENTS
Gallery Talk Wed 8 Nov, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Curator Peter Black talks about the work of the Dutch printmaker. Nono Reinhold.
Gallery Talks Wed 15 Nov, 1pm. Free. Ilunterian Art Gallery. Curator Pamela Roberston talks about the current ll’ht'stler and Holland exhibition. Informal Talk Wed 8 Nov, 5.30pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Curators Pamela Robertson and Margaret MacDonald give a talk on the ll'ltistler and Holland
What's That Glasgow - Riverside City 2 Wed 8 Nov. 0pm. Free. Glasgow Science
Centre, 50 Pacific Quay. Tickets from the
Lighthouse. 0141 225 8414. Following on from an event earlier in the year. this seminar discusses some of the major new developments which are rejuvenating the Clyde and resulting in some of Glasgow‘s most eye-catching contemporary architecture.
Gallery Talk Fri 10 Nov. 5pm. Free. Street
Level. Artists from the Satellite Studios in
Glasgow talk about their work currently on show in the gallery.
Jean-Francois Chevrier Fri 10 Nov, 11am. Free. Glasgow Film Theatre. A talk by Jean-Francois Chevrier, a professor at the licole Nationale Superieure des Beaux- Arts. Part of Hire Sa lie.
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Visions for the Future
7 October - 18 November, 2000
Annette Heyer -As for the Future.
The Fruitmarket Gallery 45 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 10F Tel.: 0131 225 2383
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Saturday 18th November 2000 1.30pm—5.00pm Location: Edinburgh College of Art (Main Lecture Theatre). Lauriston Place. Edinburgh
Supported by The Henry Moore Foundation Post-Medium: Outside Sculpture/ Inside Sculpture
The focos of this symposium is to examine whether “installation art' can be considered as a development within the hist0ry 0f the medium of sculpture or whether a critical stance can be taken when these relatively new artistic practices are addressed outside of the concept of medium, i.e. within the 'post-medium' paradigm.
Introduction: Dr. Andrew Patrizio Director of Research. Edinburgh College of Art
Moderator: Adrian Searle Art Critic for the Guardian
Sophie Berrebi Art Critic and Historian based in Paris
Nicholas Bourriaud Assooate Director at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris Penelope Curtis Curator at The Henry Moore Institute. Leeds Thomas Hirschhom Artist based in Paris
Eric Troncy Curator at Le ConSOrtium, Dijon
An introduction to the conference and tranSCriptions of the presentations will be published on the World Wide Web: www,vivre-§g-vie.gg.uk
Tickets (incl. refreshments) 526/94 concessions’. Advance booking is recommended.
Booking by cheque (payable to The Society of the Friends of the Institut Francais d'Ecosse) and further details from:
Rose Thomas. VIVRE SA VIE Symposium, 26 Hotspur Street. Glasgow C520 BNL tel 0141 576 6182
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